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Market Lead Resume

Dallas, TX

SUMMARY

  • 3 years of expertise in GSM/CDMA/EV - DO/WCDMA/LTE Technologies.
  • Experience working on Macro Sites, CoW Sites, iDAS, oDAS and Small cells.
  • Onsite Beginner Experience in integrating New Site Build and Carrier adds for UMTS and LTE.
  • Strong knowledge of LTE Network Architecture, Call flows and Handovers.
  • Sound knowledge of UMTS Architecture, RF propagation, tuning and Optimization.
  • Strong knowledge of Ericsson/ALU/Nokia GSM, UMTS, LTE OSS and experienced with implementing changes on these platforms.
  • Ability to troubleshoot site level alarms like RSSI, VSWR, DUL and provide troubleshooting support to field engineers in resolving alarms.
  • Experienced with Ericsson Business Objects, ALU NPO, NIMS pro-optima ( Confidential Reporting tool) for KPI Optimization.
  • Experienced in parameter audits for eNode B - Site Level, Sector level, Inter,intra frequency relations.
  • Experienced with post processing tools like ACTIX for Cluster optimization by identifying areas of poor RSRP, SINR, Sector Swap, handover issues etc.
  • Generating GNG reports, PCI plots, analyzing Drop calls, Access failures, phase 3 optimization Conditional Acceptance reports, generating and analyzing ANOVA reports using Actix.
  • Designing plumbing diagrams for various configurations using RF equipment including RX-AIT’s, TMAs, RRUs, Diplexers, RET Unit, Antennas and Cabling using Microsoft Visio for UMTS 1C, 2C, 3C and LTE.
  • Experienced in UMTS/LTE Site Survey, Design, Data collection, Analysis, report generation and Optimization for DAS and Small cell sites.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Technology: GSM, UMTS, CDMA, EVDO, 1x-RTT, LTE, VoLTE

Equipment: Ericson, ALU, Nokia

Sites: iDAS, oDAS, Small Cells, Macro, CoW

RAN tools: Secure CRT, Winfoil, Ericson Citrix Metaframe,Putty, WMS,WIPS

KPI Tools: NIMS Pro-optima, Quantum, Ericson SAP BO,ALU NPO,MBBT

Database: Basic SQL, Excel Macros

Design Tools: iBwave, Planet EV, Atoll, Mapinfo

Post processing tools: Actix analyzer, Nemo Analyzer, Windcatcher.

Drive/Walk Testing tools: TEMS Investigation, Nemo Outdoor, DataPro.

Expertise: Integration, Drive testing, Walk Testing, Audits, Pre-Launch, Post Launch Optimization.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-Launch checks which included Monitoring Alarms, checking RSSI and VSWR to be in acceptable ranges for pre integrated sites.
  • Supported missing neighbor adds/Site audits before scheduling it for drive test.
  • Generating alarm report for integrated sites to monitor alarms/RSSI/VSWR and reporting the same to market if any issues.
  • Identifying & Fixing UL Noise issues caused by external Interference & reporting them to market.
  • Identifying interference issues and troubleshooting the cause of interference and notifying to the concerned departments
  • Sending Drive plans based on Site readiness.
  • Generating and Analyzing Drive reports (ANOVA) with event analysis.
  • Recommending up tilts/Down tilts/Parameter changes based on drive report.
  • Launch and Monitor Post launch KPI’s for Optimization.
  • Analyzing the worst offenders and optimizing them for KPI improvement.
  • KPI Optimization includes Accessibility, Retainability, X2 HO Issues, PCI/X2 confusions, UE context failures, ERAB abnormal releases, ERAB drops.
  • Preparation and submission of Close out package for the site after a 15-day trend of Acceptable green KPI’s.

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • COW sites included IL state fair, Harley Davidson exhibition Wisconsin, Oshkosh air show Wisconsin, PGA Tour Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells and Chicago air show.
  • Supported with creation of RNDCIQ’s based on the inputs provided by the market lead.
  • Performing Site audits after integration and drive route preparation.
  • Coordination with DT Engineer Confidential field to troubleshoot during Drive Test for any issues.
  • Coordinated with the Drive Testing team for checking signal strength, call test report, 911 call reports and basic functionalities.
  • Responsible for leading field testing including Access performance, Downlink/uplink sector throughput.
  • Analyzing Drive Data and providing recommendations based on Drive data.
  • Launch and Performing Event Monitoring for traffic balance to avoid sector overloading.

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead drive testing team for over 40 Carrier add/NSB Sites.
  • Provided Drive routes for Carrier Add/NSB/ cluster sites using Mapinfo.
  • Performed Audits for NSB/Carrier add Sites to verify Gold standard parameters.
  • Guided DT with call test and data test, SC Check, Swap feeder checks, Throughput checks
  • Supported Drive test engineer with Lock/Unlocking site during the maintenance window.
  • Worked on Pulling ROP’s for every hour during the drive.
  • Post-processing and analysis of the drive tests (Pilot pollution, overshooting, missing neighbors, Co-scrambling code, Cross feeders)
  • RF parameters analysis, changing proposal and implementation operation to improve the radio network performance
  • KPI Troubleshooting, Tilt recommendation, Identifying Issues causing low Downlink & Uplink Throughputs and providing suggestions to improve them.
  • Performed Antenna Optimization, Handover Optimization, Neighbor Cells Optimization.
  • Close out package submission for sites with acceptable KPI’s.

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Launched total of 109 3C PCS Sectors divided into 8 Clusters based on Market’s priority.
  • Experience on integrating new DUL cabinets on 14A/14B release.
  • Drive scheduling based on Market’s priority list.
  • Drive route preparation using Mapinfo.
  • Report Generation for cluster of oDAS sites.
  • Performing Parameter Audits based on Gold standards.
  • Launching and Optimization of oDAS Clusters.
  • Post launch KPI monitoring/Parameter changes recommendation’s for accessibility, Retainability and Handover Optimization.

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Documenting Site Survey details which includes snapshot’s, Head end location (including IDF/MDF locations), Entrance/Exit, roof height, material used for exterior/interior walls and generating a survey report for market approval.
  • Preparation of walk test route using iBwave.
  • Analyzing bench mark test data before designing small cell plan.
  • Designing small cell (ALU9363 model Metro Cell) plan for 3G coverage inside the building using iBwave.
  • 3D modelling of the venue based on site survey details and generating coverage plots.
  • Preliminary design including Design proposal report, iBwave design file, Design plan, Coverage plots, Equipment list report and Antenna report are submitted to market for approval.
  • Performing launch and KPI optimization which includes mainly Macro-Macro Handover, Small cell-Macro/ Macro-Small cell Hand over and Ingress/Egress coverage.
  • Preparation and Submission of close out package with acceptable KPI’s trending 10 days.

5 Step Commisioning for iDAS Confidential &T

Market: Lindberg, Georgia

  • Performed Sweep/Pim test for newly installed DAS system
  • Preformed UL noise floor measurement for BIU using spectrum analyzer.
  • Performed DL/UL test with CW transmitter.
  • Performed additive noise test for the newly installed remote units using spectrum analyzer.
  • Performed commissioning, alarm clearing and antenna validation.
  • Validation of antennas for CS and PS.
  • Generating DICW (Das Installation and Commissioning Workbook) using the collected data and submitting it for market approval. .

Alarm Clearing for Confidential &T - UMTS Services

Market: Nationwide

  • Clearing UMTS Node B alarms, and RSSI/VSWR issues
  • Work with Field teams to identify, understand and resolve Node B issues
  • Provide recommendations to the customer regarding various issues within their network
  • Analyze Key Performance Indicators to determine faults within Node B’s.
  • Analyze RF Diagrams and directing field personnel on steps to take to resolve the issue.
  • Statistic Analytics to find root causes of RSSI degradation
  • Offered solutions when the others are all out of ideas, solving the alarms and launching carriers
  • Assisting customer reach KPI’s Confidential failing sites (Clearing Trouble Tickets)
  • Trace Logs, advanced reading of specific board logs and in depth troubleshooting
  • Alarm Clearing Management
  • Face to face interaction with customer understanding concerns and priorities
  • Management of 12+ Tiger Teams, construction crews and Ericsson Techs
  • Working closely with the customer to determine priorities and focus on key objectives
  • Coordination with several teams to deliver objectives in a timely manner
  • Managing materials and site dispatch avoiding unnecessary site visits
  • Assessing issues and determining the next level of action

Confidential - Dallas, TX

Market Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Performed benchmark Walk test for multiple iDAS locations across California.
  • Performed Site Survey and call tests for LTE, UMTS Technologies.
  • Performed CW Testing for determining suitable antenna location
  • Taking pictures showing suitable antenna locations for the building.
  • Checked for areas which had limited/bad coverage.
  • Reporting issues to lead engineer and assisting in troubleshooting.
  • Checked for macro signal coverage inside the building.
  • Supported the Design Engineer with the Blue print of the venue and Antenna location possibility.

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